Rappahannock United Way

3310 Shannon Park Dr., Fredericksburg, VA 22408    |    (540) 373-0041

RUW Sponsored Events


Rappahannock United Way is proud to partner with coalitions and collaborations here in the Fredericksburg area who are focused on improving lives through Education, Financial Stability and Healthy Living.  Watch for these sponsored events year-round!

  • Smart Beginnings Rapp Area: Fall Early Childhood Educators Conference
  • Fredericksburg Regional Chamber:  Workforce Connect Event
  • Collaborative for Youth & Families: Like Any Other Kid
  • Be Well Rapp Council Strategic Planning Process
  • Rapp Area Office On Youth: Youth First Conference
  • Collaborative for Youth & Families: ACEs Trauma Informed Training
  • The Childcare Network: Spring Child Care & Early Childhood Conference


What's Happening?

What's coming?

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The Opiate Epidemic: What You Need to Know & How Can You Help?

Opioid addiction has been declared an epidemic and a national emergency. In 2016, there were 79 deaths due to opiate use in our area. 8% of high school students and 7% of middle school students report taking prescription drugs not prescribed to them. It is imperative that we do a
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Campaign Kickoff

We invite you to BE THERE as we kick off our 2019 Campaign! Join Rappahannock United Way, its partner companies, government, and schools for a luncheon where we will share how our donors can impact our community. Tickets can be purchased individually for $30, or a table can be purchased
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Day of Action: T-Shirt Tailgate

Join us as we kick off our 2019 Days of Action with a T-Shirt Tailgate at RUW!  We’ll rally with our Day of Action teams, distribute team t-shirts, take team photos and enjoy a delicious cookout in preparation for Days of Action projects that begin the next day.
The T-Shirt
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2019 Day of Action

Join us for our 2019 Day of Action!  Create a team at your workplace and spend a morning, afternoon, or full day helping nonprofits in our area with projects that make a difference!
NOTE: So that teams can head straight to their projects, this year we will be kicking off
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Hidden in Plain Sight

Hidden in Plain Sight is a unique opportunity for parents, guardians, and other adults to walk-through a mock bedroom looking for signs of drugs and alcohol use and to screen a video explaining different opiates and other narcotics, and a panel of experts onsite to answer questions.
Co-presented by the